The travels of Reverend Ólafur Egilsson : the story of the Barbary Corsair raid on Iceland in 1627
- translated from the original Icelandic text and edited by Karl Smári Hreinsson and Adam Nichols.
- Uniform Title
- Reisubók séra Ólafs Egilssonar. English
- data file.
- Washington, D.C. : The Catholic University of America Press, 2016.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (xxxv, 235 pages) : illustrations.
- JSTOR EBA.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Chapter I. About almighty God's will
- Chapter II. About signs and events
- Chapter III. About the preparations that were put into effect when word of the pirates was first heard
- Chapter IV. About the evil attacks and the methods used to capture some of the people
- Chapter V. About what honest people told me of how the pirates captured the Icelanders, and how some Icelanders were killed
- Chapter VI. About how the people were treated as captives by the evil men and put into the stone house, then taken forth and placed onboard a ship
- Chapter VII. About events in preparation for sailing
- Chapter VIII. About our travel to the Barbary Coast and what happened during that voyage
- Chapter IX. About some difficulties which the Turks had on the voyage and about how they reacted
- Chapter X. About how it went (to the best of my knowledge) for the good people who had been captured and were taken to that place [i.e., Algiers]
- Chapter XI. About what happened to me and my family thereafter
- Chapter XII. About the remarkable things I saw and about the town [i.e., Algiers] itself
- Chapter XIII. About the dress of the people and how their plates and drinking cups were in that place
- Chapter XIV. About how I was driven from Algiers and how things went on my miserable travels
- Chapter XV. About what went on in that place [Livorno], good and bad, and about my journey to Germany
- Chapter XVI. About the place [Livorno], its churches, the habits of the monks, their dress, and their way of performing divine service
- Chapter XVII. About their dress in that town [Livorno] and the unusual things that I saw there
- Chapter XVIII. About my travels to Genoa, and from there to Marseilles
- Chapter XIX. About what happened to me in Marseilles and what prevented me from travelling to Paris
- Chapter XX. About some of the handwork and events which I saw there for providing food for the people
- Chapter XXI. About Marseilles itself, the dress of the inhabitants, both men and women, and about my travels from there
- Chapter XXII. About what happened to me in Holland, and about that country and its places
- Chapter XXIII. About my travels to Fleyland [the island of Vlieland] and to Kronuborg [Kronborg, on the island of Zealand, in Denmark] and my reception there
- Chapter XXIV. About my arrival in Copenhagen, my good reception, and donations from honest men, learned and not
- Chapter XXV. About my complaint, which I had to relate to everyone, and about how I was incapacitated by my sorrows, and about what sorrow and pain may do for us
- Chapter XXVI. About my voyage from Copenhagen to Iceland and how I was received when I came there
- Chapter XXVII. About the comfort and consolation which we get from the words of God; He tells us to pray for help and promises us a hearing; and of this we have examples
- Ólafur Egilsson, 1564-1639 > Captivity, 1627.
- Ólafur Egilsson, 1564-1639 > Travel.
- Ólafur Egilsson, 1564-1639.
- Lutheran Church > Iceland > Clergy > Biography.
- Westman Islands (Iceland) > History > 17th century.
- Pirates > Africa, North > History > 17th century.
- Slavery > Africa, North > History > 17th century.
- Algiers (Algeria) > Social life and customs > 17th century.
- Livorno (Italy) > Social life and customs > 17th century.
- Europe > Description and travel > Early works to 1800.
- BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
- TRAVEL / Europe / General
- HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
- Lutheran Church > Clergy.
- Manners and customs.
- Africa, North.
- Algeria > Algiers.
- Iceland > Westman Islands.
- Italy > Livorno.
- Publication date
- "Original English edition, 2008"--Title page verso.
- 9780813228709 (electronic bk.)
- 0813228700 (electronic bk.)